Definitions for Lurchlɜrtʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lurch, stumble, stagger(noun)

    an unsteady uneven gait

  2. lurch(noun)

    a decisive defeat in a game (especially in cribbage)

  3. lurch, pitch, pitching(noun)

    abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance)

    "the pitching and tossing was quite exciting"

  4. lurch, lunge(verb)

    the act of moving forward suddenly

  5. stagger, reel, keel, lurch, swag, careen(verb)

    walk as if unable to control one's movements

    "The drunken man staggered into the room"

  6. lurch, pitch, shift(verb)

    move abruptly

    "The ship suddenly lurched to the left"

  7. lurch(verb)

    move slowly and unsteadily

    "The truck lurched down the road"

  8. prowl, lurch(verb)

    loiter about, with no apparent aim

  9. lurch, skunk(verb)

    defeat by a lurch


  1. Lurch(v. i.)

    To roll or sway suddenly to one side, as a ship or a drunken man; to move forward while lurching.


  1. lurch(Noun)

    A sudden or unsteady movement.

  2. lurch(Verb)

    To make such a sudden, unsteady movement.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lurch(verb)

    to swallow or eat greedily; to devour; hence, to swallow up

  2. Lurch(noun)

    an old game played with dice and counters; a variety of the game of tables

  3. Lurch(noun)

    a double score in cribbage for the winner when his adversary has been left in the lurch

  4. Lurch(verb)

    to leave in the lurch; to cheat

  5. Lurch(verb)

    to steal; to rob

  6. Lurch(noun)

    a sudden roll of a ship to one side, as in heavy weather; hence, a swaying or staggering movement to one side, as that by a drunken man. Fig.: A sudden and capricious inclination of the mind

  7. Lurch(verb)

    to roll or sway suddenly to one side, as a ship or a drunken man

  8. Lurch(verb)

    to withdraw to one side, or to a private place; to lurk

  9. Lurch(verb)

    to dodge; to shift; to play tricks

  10. Origin: [OF. lourche name of a game; as adj., deceived, embarrassed.]


  1. LURCH

    LURCH is a tool for software design debugging that uses a nondeterministic algorithm to quickly explore the reachable states of a software model. By performing a partial and random search, LURCH looks for faults in the model and reports the pathways leading to the faults.

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